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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum)

• English name: Yellow-Winged Darter
• German name: Gefleckte Heidelibelle
• French name: Sympétrum jaune d'or
• Dutch name: Geelvlekheidelibel
• Swedish name: Gulfläckad ängstrollslända
• Norwegian name: Gulvinget høstlibelle
• Finnish name: Elokorento
• Danish name: Gulvinget hedelibel
• Italian name: Cardinale dorato
• Czech name: vážka žlutavá
• Slovenian name: Rumeni kamenjak
• Bulgarian name: Жълтокрило червениче

Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum)

Not present
Present before 1990
Present after 1990

Present before and after 1990
Present after 2015

Distribution map Sympetrum flaveolum

Map data based on J.-P. Boudot & V. J. Kalkman (eds.),
Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies


General • a small species of central and especially eastern Europe
Classification • suborder: Anisoptera (dragonflies); family: Libellulidae
Conservation status • IUCN Red List Europe: Least Concern
Scientific name Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution • click or tap the Map button above
Notes • libellulids are 'sitters': males spend a lot of time perched at the water's edge, waiting for females
  • all European Sympetrum species oviposit in tandem
Habitat • shallow ponds and lakes
Dimensions • typical body length: 32-37 mm; hindwing: 23-32 mm
Both sexesWings➤ the forewing and especially the hindwing bear a large orange patch at the base
 Legs• the legs are black with a yellow stripe on the tibia and femur
MaleThorax• the thorax is brown with black lines on the side
 Abdomen• the top of the abdomen is orange-red (yellow-brown in immature males) with some black markings on S8 and S9; the underside of the abdomen is black
  • the abdomen is not club-shaped
 Wings• the pterostigma is orange-red
FemaleThorax• the thorax is yellow-brown with black lines on the side
 Abdomen• the top of the abdomen is yellow-brown with some black markings on S8 and S9; the side of the abdomen bears two rows of black markings
 Wings• the pterostigma is orange-brown
Photographs • all of our photos below were made in Finland and the Netherlands

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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

1 / 20; PhotoID: Dr518 26/07/2012 14:45 Finland F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

2 / 20; PhotoID: Dr519 01/08/2018 15:27 Finland F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

3 / 20; PhotoID: Dr520 17/07/2010 13:03 Finland F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ⚤

4 / 20; PhotoID: Dr521 19/07/2010 10:51 Finland F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ⚤

5 / 20; PhotoID: Dr522 22/07/2010 13:24 Finland F8 1/100 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

6 / 20; PhotoID: Dr523 26/07/2012 14:50 Finland F8 1/160 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

7 / 20; PhotoID: Dr524 22/07/2010 14:09 Finland F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

8 / 20; PhotoID: Dr525 26/07/2018 17:01 Finland F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

9 / 20; PhotoID: Dr526 16/07/2010 12:09 Finland F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

10 / 20; PhotoID: Dr527 16/07/2010 12:14 Finland F8 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

11 / 20; PhotoID: Dr529 23/07/2010 12:46 Finland F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

12 / 20; PhotoID: Dr530 26/07/2012 17:05 Finland F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

13 / 20; PhotoID: Dr531 26/07/2012 18:23 Finland F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

15 / 20; PhotoID: Dr533 16/07/2006 13:39 Netherlands F8 1/160 180mm ISO100 Canon30D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

17 / 20; PhotoID: Dr535 01/08/2018 17:34 Finland F8 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♂

18 / 20; PhotoID: Dr536 26/07/2010 11:02 Finland F8 1/160 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

19 / 20; PhotoID: Dr976 27/07/2012 17:34 Finland F8 1/800 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) ♀

20 / 20; PhotoID: Dr977 01/08/2018 17:37 Finland F8 1/125 180mm ISO200 Canon7D2 -Crop -Flash MF